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Yellow fever: UN co-ordinating effort to vaccinate 14 million people in...

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Working with health ministries in Angola and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the United Nations health agency is co-ordinating one...

DR Congo yellow fever outbreak could go global

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An outbreak of yellow fever that has killed hundreds of people in central Africa could spread across the world, an international children's...

Tens of thousands in DR Congo rally demand Kabila steps down

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Tens of thousands of Congolese demonstrators chanting anti-government slogans and waving opposition flags rallied in the capital on Sunday to demand President...

UN demands release of political prisoners in DR Congo

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The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on Thursday called for the release of people he considers political prisoners in Democratic Republic...

Suspected DR Congo yellow fever cases up 38% in three weeks

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The number of suspected yellow fever cases in the Democratic Republic of Congo has jumped 38% in the last three weeks, the...

Unmanned aerial systems make MONUSCO more efficient

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MONUSCO's unmanned aerial systems (UAS) are now in the third year of operations in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and their...

DR Congo prosecutor seeks prison sentence for opposition leader

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A public prosecutor in Democratic Republic of Congo has asked a court to sentence a leading opposition presidential candidate to five years...

Bemba gets 18 years for Central African Republic war crimes

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Congolese politician Jean-Pierre Bemba was sentenced to 18 years in prison by the International Criminal Court on Tuesday for heading a 2002-03...

DR Congo declares yellow fever epidemic

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Democratic Republic of Congo declared a yellow fever epidemic in three provinces including the capital Kinshasa on Monday after confirming 67 cases...

Rebel-backed charcoal traffickers allegedly destroy swathes of Congo forest

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Huge swathes of forest land in the Democratic Republic of Congo's Virunga National Park are being destroyed for valuable charcoal by criminals...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...